My GUide to iceland
Óskar Guðmundsson

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Óskar Guðmundsson

My Guide to iceland

A big part of a "Iceland trip" is just driving and enjoying the beautfiful nature. But I have added some of the "must see" places of Iceland as well as some guided tours that I hope will help you on your upcoming Iceland trip.

South Coast 🏔️

I recommend beginning the trip on the south coast, there are so many amazing places there to explore.

Image - Skógafoss
Place
Skógafoss
Óskar:This is a very popular waterfall. It can be seen in the TV-series Vikings when Flóki arrives to Iceland.
Image - Seljalandsfoss
Place
Seljalandsfoss
Óskar:This is a beautful waterfall which has a cave behind so you can go behind it.
Image - Gljúfrabúi
Place
Gljúfrabúi
Image - Reynisdrangar
Place
Reynisdrangar
Óskar:This is a must see place in Iceland. This place can also be seen on Vikings when Flóki just arrived to Iceland.
Image - Dyrhólaey
Place
Dyrhólaey
Image - Sólheimajökull
Place
Sólheimajökull
Óskar:You can park about 100m from the glacier and walk a bit onto it. But if you want to do a real hike you need proper equipment and knowledge.
Image - Jökulsárlón
Place
Jökulsárlón
Óskar:The famous Glacier Lagoon.
Image - Fjallsárlón
Place
Fjallsárlón
Óskar:The not so famous but equally beatiful glacier lagoon.
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Snæfellsnes Peninsula 🗻

There are many beautiful places to see on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. It is fairly close to Reykjavík but not as many tourists go there (compared to the south coast).

Image - Kirkjufell mountain
Place
Kirkjufell
Óskar:Kirkjufell is the most photographed mountain of Iceland, it is also known as the Game of Thrones mountain.
Image - Snæfellsjökull
Place
Snæfellsjökull
Óskar:A glacier
Image - Arnarstapi
Place
Arnarstapi
Óskar:Here are some amazing rock formations in the sea.

Westfjords 🏔️

A big part of exploring the Westfjords is just driving and enjoying att the fjords and mountains. It is recommended to have a good car, preferable a 4x4 jeep.

Image - Dynjandi
Place
Dynjandi
Óskar:This is an epic massive waterfall.
Image - Rauðasandur
Place
Rauðasandur
Image - Látrabjarg
Place
Látrabjarg
Óskar:The westernmost part of Europe. Here you can see a lot of puffins.

Lopapeysa

The Icelandic lopapeysa (knitted wool sweater) is so warm and comfortable in the Icelandic unpredictable weather.

Drinks & Nightlife

Local beers, fancy cocktails or clubs

Image - Paloma Club
Place
Paloma Club
Óskar:Techno club
Image - Prikið ehf.
Place
Prikið ehf.
Óskar:Hip-hop club
Image - Kaffibarinn
Place
Kaffibarinn
Óskar:Bar/Club
Image - Austur
Place
Austur
Óskar:Club
Image - Guide To: Reykjavik Nightlife
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Guide To: Reykjavik Nightlife
Image - Húrra
Place
Húrra
Óskar:Club
Image - Grillið
Place
Grillið
Óskar:Restaurant
Image - Forettabarinn
Place
Forettabarinn
Óskar:Restaurant
Image - Lækjarbrekka
Place
Lækjarbrekka
Óskar:Restaurant

Car Rentals and Airport Shuttles 🚗

Did you know that Keflavik International Airport is a 45 minute drive from Reykjavik? Here's everything you need to make this easy and seamless!

Image - Car rental
Car Rental
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Óskar:This is a local car rental company that has proven to be reasonable and easy to work with.
Image - Airport shuttle image shutterstock
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Airport Shuttle Service
Óskar:There are lots of options. The Airport Direct Premium will drop you off right at your doorstep in Reykjavik.